40 Of The Best Events In South Africa - July 2017
Also check out our August 2017 edition of best events
Quick JumpEvents in Cape Town - Top 10Winter Fest3rd Annual Woodstock Winter Beer FestivalStrongbow Presents: Private AffairJuly Obs-fficial Second Hand Market420 SunDaze @ TrenchtownFirst Thursday's @ HQFull Moon Masquerade DanceSands Live @ Rands Cape TownDecompression 2017Trilogy Productions presents UrgeEvents in Jozi - Top 10Teknotribes 14th Birthday bash feat Julian JeweilThe SAMMA's 2017Oakfield Farm Winter Bridal ExpoToms - BraamfonteinSunday Funk presents Chunda Munki Interference Album TourGermany vs Japan Car ShowJohannesburg Coffee & ChocolateTurbine Art fair 2017Jägermeister presents Van Coke Kartel - The Final TourGood Food & Wine Show 2017 - JohannesburgBerg in the BergEvents in Pretoria - Top 10Rocket 88 Bar and Braai MoreletaJagermeister Presents Trancemicsoul SessionsCraft and Country Market @ The Neigh-bours Training ShowJolly July Trail Run 2017Deep Roots Christmas In July Night MarketFokofpolisiekar & Jack Parow Live in PTA (Injustice™ 2 Final)Gajiga Run #11The Great Gatsby - Partyfest Synergy '17: ZinkiaNational Tequila DayRomanzEvents in Durban - Top 10Vodacom Durban JulyFact Durban Rocks 1st July 2017Afrotainment Vodacom Durban July Marquee 2017I Heart Market - JulyDurban July After Party - Block Party ft Chunda MunkiWinter Ski Getaway LesothoOutdoor Cinema: The Lion KingWaterfall Superspar Forest 10 - 2017 10km Run/WalkTotalsports Women's RaceNebula ft Berg (Israel)
Events in Cape Town - Top 10
It might be raining in the Mother City, but that doesn't mean the partying comes to a halt. This July Cape Town is stepping up with incredible winter themed events across the Western Cape.
The change of season has dawned upon us, have fun in the sun and party through the night, non-stop 10 hours of dancing.
Next level entertainment, Stilt Walkers, Insane Bass and Crazy 4D Visuals to light up the world around you. Indoor and outdoor dance floors and so much more, it is safe to say that Winter Fest is the heat until Spring arrives. Join them for this 'Soundscape Style' amazing adventure to celebrate the changing of a season.
- Contact Keegan for tickets - 074 602 6878
- When: 1 July, 3pm - 1am
- Where: Newlands Cricket Stadium, 146 Campground Rd, Newlands, Cape Town
- Full Event Info: Cape Town Winter Fest
3rd Annual Woodstock Winter Beer Festival
The 3rd Annual Woodstock Winter Beer Festival is back. This festival focuses on unique wintery one-off brews, produced by rad local microbreweries. Think peanut butter porter or vanilla chai milk stout...yum!
Here's the lineup of breweries involved:
- Independent Brewery
- Afro Caribbean Brewing Co.
- Atlantic Storm Craft Beers
- Brewers Co-op
- Dissident Brewing Company
- Drifter Brewing Company
- Lakeside Beerworks
- Metal Lane Brewery
- RIOT Beer
- Stellenbosch Brewing Co
- Stone Circle Brewery
- Woodstock Brewery
- Aegir Project
There will also be various food stalls available to satisfy those mid-afternoon cravings.
- R45 - Early Bird
- R65 - Online
- R80 - At the Door
- When: 1 July, 2pm - 10pm
- Where: The Palms Decor and Lifestyle Centre, 145 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock
- Full Event Info: 3rd Annual Woodstock Winter Beer Festival
Strongbow Presents: Private Affair
It's that time again, where Strongbow goes back, waaaaay back, to a time of Diskmen, Tamagotchis and Starter Jackets. Yeah, it's time for another private affair. Cape Town's biggest 90’s and 2000’s Hip and R&B event. Together with their partners at Strongbow, they have been working around the clock to ensure that they've ironed out all the creases.
The line up for Private Affair includes hottest DJ's and never before seen triple threat to keep the beats as sexy as ever.
- Ron X
- Clint Abrahams
- Bryan Travis
- Hi, I'm K-$ x TINY T x RetroRootz
- Dunn Kidda
They are doing everything they can to ensure that this time around, the only thing you need to worry about is having the time of your life.
- R80 - Early Bird
- R100 - Presold
- R150 - At the Door
- When: 1 July, 8pm - 3am
- Where: Inside On The Greens, Momentum Golf Village, Wynberg
- Full Event Info: Strongbow Presents Private Affair
July Obs-fficial Second Hand Market
Laura Rainbird's loved Second Hand group is OBS-FFICIALLY taking in applications for the Observatory second hand market. This market will have you leaving feeling a little richer, with vintage finds and the best market prices around. There will be live entertainment and a variety of home made foods available for sale.
- R10 - Adults
- R5 - Kids u12
- When: 2 July, 10:30am - 3:30pm
- Where: Obs Community Hall, Lower Main Rd, Observatory
- Full Event Info: July Obsfficial Second Hand Market
420 SunDaze @ Trenchtown
420 SunDaze is an event for enthusiasts and like-minded folk to enjoy fun-filled Sunday afternoon with chilled beats, sweet treats and drinks.
- R50 - At the Door
- When: 2 July, 2pm - 10pm
- Where: Trenchtown, 96 Station Rd, Observatory
- Full Event Info: 420 SunDaze @ Trenchtown
First Thursday's @ HQ
Join HQ for the First Thursday of July, they have Brett Aitken and Chris De Vos throwing down some power tunes to keep you grooving all night. As usual, they will be serving their much loved tapas menu at half price. Booking is essential if you don't want to miss out!
- 021 424 6373
- When: 6 July, 5pm - 8pm
- Where: HQ, 100 Shortmarket St, Cape Town
- Full Event Info: First Thursdays @ HQ
Full Moon Masquerade Dance
Wolf Pack Productions SA Presents: Full Moon: Masquerade Dance ॐ
If you haven't heard yet, Wolf Pack Productions SA will be hosting their "15th" FULL MOON party. This one promises to be even bigger and better!
With two dance floors to let loose, this promises to be an epic party. The 1st dance floor will be based in the main arena with "trippy" UV decor and lighting that will definitely be of top quality. And let's not forget the massive sound system, so be ready to feel the bass.
The second dance floor is for VIP Troopers only. It has 2 pool tables, its own dance floor and much more. This amazing indoor venue has a capacity for 2000 Troopers. Come out and make this another night to remember!
- R100 - Pre Sold
- R120 - At the Door
- When: 8-9 July, 6pm - 7am
- Where: Club Fever, Corner of Castor & Pollux Rd, Lansdown
- Full Event Info: Full Moon Masquerade Dance
Sands Live @ Rands Cape Town
Rands Cape Town presents Sands Live at the Mecca! The Tigi Tigi hitmaker will be performing live for the first time in Cape Town.
Continuing with the iconic Rands Sundae's, they will be bringing you the biggest afro pop artist under the sun, Sands live for one night only - accompanied by only the best local line up.
- R100 - General
- VIP - Price on request
- Bookings: email@example.com
- When: 9 July, 1pm - 11pm
- Where: Rands Cape Town, 2 Monza St, Cape Town
- Full Event Info: Sands Live @ Rands Cape Town
Step up, roll up and dress up! It's Decompression time again! This year's event is a pageant, a carnival, a fiesta and a variety show all in one.
This Decompression is a costume-only affair, so if you or a mate rock up at the gate looking normal, that'll mean double at the door. So get your best Tankwa finery out of that closet or cupboard and prepare to dazzle!
They will create a space where you're able to bring along the thing you love to do, and do it. Think of this year's event as an experiment where, just like Tankwa Town, you create the performance, the art, the sound and the experience.
There'll be different areas for various kinds of activities, and with a midday start, it'll be a family affair, so bring the kids.
As always, the Decom event is a fundraiser for Afrikaburns' Outreach Program, so come out and party for a good cause.
- R100 Pre-sales (In costume)
- R200 - At the Door (Not in costume)
- R20 - Kids
- When: 15 July, 10am - 2pm
- Where: The German Club, Hope St, Gardens, Cape Town
- Full Event Info: Decompression 2017
Trilogy Productions presents Urge
Trilogy brings Progressive and Dark psy for the masses. Let's unite the scene and its troopers. The Urge is the vibe; the trance, the people and the amazing psychedelic atmosphere that you need to let loose.
This is going to be one crazy winter party. With Limitless XP mentoring them on this event and the psytrance scene, they will surely bring you nothing ... but the best!
The Winter Project is aimed at keeping the homeless and the underprivileged warm and fed during the cold winter months. They will be taking donations at the Urge gate so bring along any old towels, clothing, blankets and non-perishable foods. They will be donated to two shelters in Cape Town that really need the help. Join in for a good cause.
- R70 - Pre sold
- R100 - At the Door
- When: 15-16 July 2017, 3pm - 4am
- Where: Springboks Newlands, 1 Sports Pienaar Rd, Cape Town
- Full Event Info: Trilogy Productions presents Urge
Events in Jozi - Top 10
The streets have grown colder and the mornings darker, however, Joburg still refuses to sleep! These hot parties will keep you warm throughout this icy cold July.
Teknotribes 14th Birthday bash feat Julian Jeweil
Teknotribe invites you to celebrate their 14th Birthday bash featuring Julian Jeweil. This will be a techno party like no other, with LED mapping and an LED vortex, this one will be out of this world. The decor promises to take you away to techno heaven.
Tickets are limited and selling out fast so get yours before you miss out!
- R150 - Phase 1
- R180 - Phase 2
- R200 - General
- When: 1 July, 8pm - 4am
- Where: AND Night Club & Carfax, 39a Gwi Gwi Mrwebi St, Newtown, Johannesburg
- Full Event Info: Teknotribes 14th Birthday bash feat Julian Jeweil
The SAMMA's 2017
The South African Metal Music Awards 2017 celebrates the achievements of South African Metal Musicians for the year of 2016. The categories for the 2017 SAMMA's are as follows:
- Best Music Video 2016
- Best Single 2016
- Best EP 2016
- Best Album 2016
- Best New Comer 2016
- Best Live Act 2016
- Best Metal Event 2016
- Best Death Metal 2016
- Best Thrash Metal 2016
- Best Black Metal 2016
- Best Core Metal 2016
- Best Alternative Metal 2016
- Best Progressive Metal 2016
The SAMMA's are calling all metal heads to come out and support your favourite South African Metal Band.
- When: 1 July, 1pm - 2am
- Where: Rumours Rock City, 290 Weltevreden Rd, Randburg
- Full Event Info: The SAMMAs 2017
Oakfield Farm Winter Bridal Expo
The Winter Bridal Expo will have you skipping along with joy. They have all your wedding needs covered. With over 150 Wedding Specialists to choose from, a spectacular free fashion show happening at 3pm, great food, live entertainment and over R150 000 in prizes to be won at the Fashion Show each day.
This bridal event is guaranteed to leave you feeling inspired and ready to plan your perfect day!
- R100 - Adults (Online)
- R50 - Kids Ages 2-12yrs (Online)
- When: 1-2 July, 10am - 5pm
- Where: Oakfield Farm, Oakfield Farm Rd, Roodepoort
- Full Event Info: Oakfield Farm Winter Bridal Expo
Toms - Braamfontein
Calling all musicians, producers, promoters, churches and sound rental companies. It's here! What you’ve been waiting for!
The TOMS Braamfontein 2017 Annual Sale! Taking place on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of July, with out of this world prices on international brands for acoustic and digital instruments, Pro-audio and lighting equipment.
Aiming to please since 1978, this promises to be the biggest event of the year as TOMS Braamfontein is also celebrating the launch of their newly renovated store. TOMS Braamfontein is located on the corner of Melle Street & Juta Street in Braamfontein. Ample parking available across the road in Arbour Square which will make life easier to get that instrument you've always wanted. You can’t afford to miss this TOMS Braamfontein Annual Sale!
- When: 1-3 July, 8:30am - 5pm
- Where: Cnr Melle St & Juta St, Braamfontein
- Full Event Info: Toms Braamfontein
Sunday Funk presents Chunda Munki Interference Album Tour
That's right people, Chunda Munki Interference Album Tour at the one and only Sunday Funk!
Originating from the east side of Johannesburg, South Africa, and being on the scene for over 6 years, playing alongside some of the biggest names in South Africa, Chunda Munki promises this one will be bigger than ever.
With Sunday Funk hosting this smasher of a party, there is a full bar and restaurant available on the premises. Come out and support your favourite DJ duo in a classy but comfortable environment.
- R120 - Pre-Sold
- When: 2 July, 3pm - 2am
- Where: Sunday Funk, 16 Sunset Ave, Pine Slopes, Sandton
- Full Event Info: Sunday Funk presents Chunda Munki Interference Tour
Germany vs Japan Car Show
Nasrec Car Shows hosts some of the best exhibitions of fine mechanics and these cars promise to get your engine revving. They are calling all petrol heads to come out and see some of the best German and Japanese built cars.
There will be a multiple competitions throughout the day with the chance to win R20 000 in cash, so come out and bring the family for a torque infused day.
- When: 9 July, 8am - 4pm
- Where: Expo Centre Nasrec, Nasrec Rd, Johannesburg
- Full Event Info: Germany vs Japan Car Show
Johannesburg Coffee & Chocolate
Celebrating 5 years of Coffee and Chocolate! This event is set to be the biggest ever! Sample, taste and buy anything to do with coffee and or chocolate. Attend amazing workshops and see some of the world's top baristas make their signature coffee.
- When: 13 July, 4pm - 7pm
- Where: Montecasino Outdoor Piazza, Witkoppen Rd, Magaliessig, Sandton
- Full Event Info: Johannesburg Coffee and Chocolate
Turbine Art fair 2017
The fifth Turbine Art Fair (TAF17) is brought to you by The Forum Company. The fair will return to the iconic Turbine Hall in Newtown. TAF17 is a platform for galleries, curators and other art organisations to promote emerging and established talents in an accessible and enjoyable way.
Feast on artisan food, live music and meet new and interesting people.
- R90 - Day Pass
- R200 - Weekend Pass
- R750 - VIP Opening Night
- When: 13-16 July, 6am - 4pm
- Where: Turbine Hall, 59 Ntemi Piliso St, Newtown, Johannesburg
- Full Event Info: Turbine Art Fair 2017
Jägermeister presents Van Coke Kartel - The Final Tour
After a brutal decade of rock ‘n roll, 5 full length albums, various drummer line-up changes, numerous prestigious awards, and international tours, Van Coke Kartel has decided that it is time to call it quits.
The band has not played a live show in 16 months and rather than just fade away, they will be going out with a bang on their final tour in July 2017.
For the finale, the Kartel will be re-uniting with ex-drummer Jason Oosthuizen to complete the line-up that they were known for the longest in their 10 year existence. Van Coke Kartel’s energetic, no-nonsense rock ‘n roll show is celebrated as a high-energy spectacular.
Don’t miss the opportunity to see them live for the last time ever.
- R60 - Early Bird (Online)
- R80 - Pre-Sale (Online)
- R100 - At the Door
- When: 15 July, 8am - 2pm
- Where: Rumours Rock City, Cnr Weltevreden Rd & Valley Lane, Cresta
- Full Event Info: Jagermeister presents Van Coke Kartel - The Final Tour
Good Food & Wine Show 2017 - Johannesburg
Over 60 000 visitors attended the three Good Food and Wine Shows in 2016, and this year’s footfall is expected to increase with chefs like White and Van der Westhuizen on the bill of fare. The biggest elephant cake in the world, a wide selection of vendors and interactive installations will be showcasing food and fare from around the globe.
All visitors to this year’s show will get a chance to watch White and Van der Westhuizen in action daily, free of charge, at the Chefs’ Open Theatre. In addition, the two chefs will be cooking up a storm at the Chefs’ Table which are smaller, more intimate, ticketed events where people will have the chance to meet the chefs, taste their food and sample some of South Africa’s top wines. Chefs' Table Price List:
- Marco Pierre White - R2500
- Jan Hendrik van der Westerhuizen - R2500
- Jenny Morris & Reza Mahammad - R1500
VIP Experience at the Chefs' Open Theatre.
- Marco Pierre White - R1500
- Jan van der Westerhuizen - R1500
- J'Somthing - R800
- Jenny Morris - R800
- Lentswe Bhengu - R800
- Sarah Graham - R800
- Neil Anthony - R800
The floor will be divided into nine specific exhibition areas for attendees to explore: Market, Street Food, Gourmet, Baking, Kids, Wellness, Lifestyle, Wine, Beer and Alcohol.
- From R100 - R380
- 28 - 29 July, 10am - 9pm
- 30 July, 10am - 6pm
- Where: 269 Northumberland Ave, Northgate, Randburg
- Full Event Info: Good Food and Wine Show - Johannesburg
Berg in the Berg
14 Hours of utter chaos, Berg in the Burg takes over town for the largest winter alternative festival of 2017.
Showcasing artists from across the world as well as the best South Africa has to offer, this electronic town festival is set to sell out following it's 2016 sell out event. A sound for every taste featuring 4 stages and over 30 performances, prepare yourself for a sensory overload!
- R99 - Early Bird
- R150 - Phase 1
- R200 - Final Phase
- R250 - At the Door
- Crew Pass - Buy 3 tickets get 1 free
- When: 29-30 July, 8pm - 8pm
- Where: Carfax Newtown, The LAB, 29 Crane Cres, Randburg.
- Full Event Info: Berg In The Burg - Town Festival
Events in Pretoria - Top 10
It might be winter outside but the Jacaranda City is in full bloom this July with an array of interesting events on offer.
Rocket 88 Bar and Braai Moreleta
Rock @ 88 Moreleta Bar invites you to their grand opening. This much anticipated opening will be well attended by locals and tourists alike. With an amazing DJ line up, they will keep you on your feet all night long:
- Kathy Vatali
- Riff Raff
- LA Cobra
- Koos Kombuis
- Die Heuwels Fantasties
In the spirit of inclusivity there will be no bookings available and ticket sales are on a first come first serve basis, so arrive early to ensure you don't miss out.
- R60 - Before 8pm
- R80 - After 8pm
- When: 1 July, 4pm - 11pm
- Where: Rocket @ 88 Moreleta Bar, 660 Rubenstein Dr, Pretoria
- Full Event Info: Rocket 88 bar and Braai Moreleta
Jagermeister Presents Trancemicsoul Sessions
Join them for the second leg of the session hosted by African Beer Emporium and Trancemicsoul. Presented to you by Jagermeister and supported by Red Bull Studio Cape Town. Boasting an awesome line up, this is definitely one not to be missed.
- When: 1 July, 12pm - 9pm
- Where: African Beer Emporium, 379 Helen Joseph St, Pretoria
- Full Event Info: Jagermeister Presents Trancemicsoul Sessions
Craft and Country Market @ The Neigh-bours Training Show
Neigh-Bours is running their very own multidisciplinary Training Show - the Neigh-Bours Training Show sponsored by Tabard Equine. Expect a craft beer garden and a gorgeous Craft and Country Market, as well as lots of dressage and showjumping to watch. Entertainment enough to satisfy even the least horsey partner or parent.
- When: 2 July, 8am - 4pm
- Where: Eaton Farm, Mopani Rd, Blue Hills AH, Midrand
- Full Event Info: Craft and Country market @ the Neigh-Bours Training Show
Jolly July Trail Run 2017
Who said the cold has to keep you indoors? Join the Jolly July Trail Run for oodles of fun and to chase away the winter monster. There will be a festive vibe with live music, stalls, lekker food, potjiekos competitions and much more. Indeed a day for everyone as part of the Jolly July Charity Fair.
Registration opens at 7:30am to 8:45am on race morning, all participants have to collect their race numbers at the registration table. Beautiful highveld trails on private land, mountain paths and a stunning venue. What more could you ask for?
- R100 - 8kms
- R140 - 13kms
- R180 - 21 kms
- When: 2 July, 9am - 2pm
- Where: Casa-Lee Country Lodge, Pretoria
- Full Event Info: Jolly July Trail Run 2017
Deep Roots Christmas In July Night Market
Deep Roots Night Market is running a very special Christmas in July Market this July. They invite you to come get a jump start on that pesky festive season shopping. With amazing local craftsman and gourmet handmade foods this market has got something for everyone.
There will be beer and cider specials running throughout the evening, grab a beer for R15 or a cider for R18. Live Acts will keep you entertained while you peruse the lovely goods available at this market.
- When: 7 July, 4pm - 11:59pm
- Where: 78 George Storrar Dr, Pretoria
- Full Event Info: DeepRoots Christmas In July Market
Fokofpolisiekar & Jack Parow Live in PTA (Injustice™ 2 Final)
Jack Parow and Fokofpolisiekar have combined forces with Warner Bros. Entertainment, Ster Kinekor Entertainment and tournament operators ACGL to bring you a spectacular event like never seen before in South Africa. Gaming & live music mashed into one big party!
At this official Injustice™ 2 South African Championship Series grand final you will not only watch the top eSports players battle it out for their share of R60 000 cash, but also see Jack Parow and Francois van Coke give it a go and battle each other.
There will be loads of Injustice™ 2 giveaways, a dedicated gaming area (for you to have a go at battling it out), Rob Forbes (5FM) will be the MC, DJ Waynalicious will keep the music pumping and of course Jack Parow and Fokofpolisiekar will bring their legendary explosive live performances to top the night.
- R150 - Online
- When: 8 July, 7pm - 2am
- Where: Weiveld, Corner off Graham and Boschkop, Zwavelpoort, Pretoria
- Full Event Info: Fokofpolisiekar & Jack Parow Live in PTA - Injustice 2 Final
Gajiga Run #11
The Gajiga Run returns to Big Red Barn in July where Gajiga Runners run through Sunlawns Estate. You will weave and wind through shady gum tree forests, over rocky African grasslands and farm fields. Non-runners can try out the Acrobranch or relax at the Big Red Barn itself.
- R250 - Early Bird Adult
- R300 - Adult, On the day
- R100 - Kids Ages 5-15 yrs
- Free - Kids u5
- When: 15 July, 9am - 12pm
- Where: Big Red Barn, Nelson Rd, Sunlawns AH, Olifantsfontein
- Full Event Info: Gajiga Run #11
The Great Gatsby - Partyfest Synergy '17: Zinkia
Welcome to the 1st season of Tuks, Partyfest Synergy 2017. Each team competing will have one night to try and host the social event of the year with their chosen movie theme. This time, it's their take on The Great Gatsby film.
They will create excitement through creative décor, team work from their students, inviting as much support as possible and an entertainment highlight called KO Rhythm.
These special event nights will have 2 dance floors playing different genres of music inside the venue with awesome promos, specials, a much lower entrance rate with a film crew filming all the madness.
- R10 - Pre-Sale
- R20 - Student (At the Door)
- R30 - General
- When: 18 July, 8pm - 4am
- Where: Madison Avenue Pretoria, 2 Ernies Pl, Die Wilgers, Pretoria
- Full Event Info: The Great Gatsby - Partyfest Synergy '17: Zinkia
National Tequila Day
Blos Cafe invites you to celebrate National Tequila Day with them by joining them in an exclusive free tequila tasting event. The restaurant itself is a mix of authentic farmhouse and modern panel glass and timber interiors, retro-fitted with vintage decor accents. A farmhouse feel with the comforts of modern society.
- When: 24 July, 7pm - 9pm
- Where: Blos Cafe, 986 Olympus Dr, Faerie Glen, Pretoria
- Full Event Info: National Tequila day @ Blos Cafe
The very popular men's group, Romanz, is back after two years for only 1 show. But this time it's for a very special reason. One of the members of the Adam Barnard group is suffering from a serious medical condition and the group has decided to raise funds to financially support him and other artists with their medical expenses.
- R120 - Ground Level Front
- R50 - Ground Level Back
- When: 25 July, 6pm - 11pm
- Where: 1353 De Villebois Mareuil Dr, Pretoria
- Full Event Info: Romanz
Events in Durban - Top 10
Durban is known for its year round tropical weather, so escape the cold and come out and party in Durban this July.
Below we have compiled a list of the top 10 events happening in Durban.
Vodacom Durban July
'July Fever' comes around once a year with the Vodacom Durban July horse race, which takes place at the world-renowned Greyville Racecourse. The first Saturday in July is dedicated to this prestigious event, which is so much more than sport.
It is also a glamorous social get together and fashion spectacle. For Durban, the event is a great platform to show off the city. Hotels and resorts offer special packages to accommodate visitors from far and wide for the Durban July weekend.
- R220 - Entrance
- R120 - Golf Course Parking Ticket (Pre-Sale Only)
- When: 1 July, 1pm - 3am
- Where: Greyville Racecourse, 4775 Mitchell Cres, Essenwood, Berea
- Full Event Info: Durban July 2017
Fact Durban Rocks 1st July 2017
Durban believed for a long time that SA talent would become as good, or even better at drawing crowds to events, as international artists have in the past. Last year, they proved it with Fact July selling out even with international artist competition on our doorstep.
As always, Tira invites the very best in SA to perform at Fact and this year is no different. The full line-up will be announced in June but announcements will be made before then as well. They are also announcing that from this year funds from every ticket sold will go to Fact Foundation that does work in schools, old age homes and uplifts artists by helping them with their EPKs.
- R250 - General Area
- R850 - VIP Area
- R2000 - VVIP Area
- When: 1 July, 6pm - 6am
- Where: Masabalala Yengwa Ave & M12 & M17 & Sandile Thusi Rd, Stamford Hill, Durban
- Full Event Info: Fact Durban Rocks 1st July 2017
Afrotainment Vodacom Durban July Marquee 2017
Hosted by Afrotainment Record Label owner DJ Tira, and headlined this year by Cassper Nyovest and Babes Wodumo and joined by NaakMusiQ, Dj cndo, DJ Fisherman, Duncan SA, The Nameless Band and more friends of Afro. This marquee will never disappoint on the pure entertainment value and celeb sightings alone.
This year #AfroMarquee2017 has a glass front and is fully air-conditioned with a small outside area. Its 700 guests will experience an intimate but vibey day at the races. Set in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the Durban July, it's the perfect place to watch all the fashion just walking by.
It starts early at 10am and provides non-stop entertainment until closing at 10pm. The day also features a fashion show by featured young SA designers. Certain pouring brands are complimentary but obviously this is where all that is luxury in liquid form flows. Just a tip, book early, or you might just see the sold out notice by the time you decide to go.
- R41000 - VIP Table for 10
- 10 X Entrance Durban July
- 10 X Entrance to Marquee
- Golf Course Parking
- Complimentary Local drinks 10am-5pm
- Complimentary Snacks for lunch and Buffet Dinner
- Private Waitron
- Private Bars with credit card facilities
- Executive on-site Trailer Toilet facilities
- Screens for the racing and private betting totes
- R2000 - Lounge Tickets
- Entrance to Marquee
- 3 Sponsor Welcome drinks
- Snacks for lunch and dinner
- Private Cash Bar, Loos and credit card facilities
- Screens for the racing and private betting totes
- R41000 - VIP Table for 10
- When: 1 July, 10am - 10pm
- Where: Greyville Racecourse, 4775 Mitchell Cres, Essenwood, Berea
- Full Event Info: Afrotainment Vodacom Durban July Marquee 2017
I Heart Market - July
Join I Heart Market's July event for exclusive updates on winter specials, new trader announcements, innovative product features, old favourites and exciting activations.
I heart Market days at Moses Mabhida Stadium are all about good vibes, awesome food, hanging with family and friends, trips up the SkyCar to see Durban in all its glorious beauty and showing the love to our local makers and creators. Support a thriving local, independent and talented creative community and be part of the #ishoplocal movement. This market is also pet friendly.
- When: 1 July, 9am - 2pm
- Where: Moses Mabhida Stadium, 44 Masabalala Yengwa Ave, Stamford Hill, Durban
- Full Event Info: I Heart Market - July
Durban July After Party - Block Party ft Chunda Munki
New School Productions & Tiger Tiger merge their powerful influences and take over to celebrate Durban's most prestigious day, by hosting the Durban July Afterparty! What better way to celebrate after a day at the tracks than with hot celebrities from across the country. It's not just about the horses, it is a fashion and entertainment extravaganza where everybody wants to be seen.
- R100 - Online
- When: 1 July, 8pm - 5am
- Where: Tiger Tiger Durban, 3 Isaiah Ntshangase Rd, Stamford Hill, Durban
- Full Event Info: Durban July After Party // Block Party ft Chunda Munki
Winter Ski Getaway Lesotho
Snow and skis instead of sun and sand? We like that idea! Join Roadtrippers SA on a magical ski experience to the Maluti mountains of Lesotho. Don't waste any time getting to the slopes. With them you can ski right from the doors. Ski hire and lessons available at resort.
- R3999 per person sharing
- When: 7-10 July, 5am - 6pm
- Where: 100 Chapel St, Sydenham, Berea, South Africa
- Full Event Info: Winter Ski Getaway Lesotho
Outdoor Cinema: The Lion King
Join The Outdoor Cinema for their very special screening of The Lion King. Bring the whole family and spread out on the lawns of the picturesque Durban Botanical Gardens while enjoying a film classic under the African stars.
- R80 - R95, Per person
- When: 8 July, 5pm - 8:30pm
- Where: Durban Botanic Gardens, 9 John Zikhali Rd, Musgrave, Berea
- Full Event Info: Outdoor Cinema: The Lion King
Waterfall Superspar Forest 10 - 2017 10km Run/Walk
With the generous sponsorship of the Waterfall Superspar, the Forest Hills Athletics Club is proud to once again host this popular, annual event.
A relatively easy 10km run/walk, through the leafy suburb of Forest Hills in Kloof. While this an official race, this is an event to enjoyed by all. From the elite runners to regular members of the community just wanting to get out and enjoy a fresh early winter’s morning walk.
This event is for the whole family with a special free Kiddies Race for children age 3-12, at 9am. While the free tea, coffee and biscuits are legendary, there are also breakfast burgers for sale. The course is marked at 1km intervals, and there are refreshment tables at 3, 6 and 9km, with plenty of lucky draw prizes up for grabs!
- R90 - Online
- R20 - Temporary License for non KZNASA members
- R100 - On the Day
- When: 9 July, 7am - 9am
- Where: Forest Hills Athletic Club, 42 Forest Drive, Kloof
- Full Event Info: Waterfall Superspar Forest 10 2017 10km Run/Walk
Totalsports Women's Race
Run for more than a personal best. Run for the thousands of women who are, have and will be affected by breast cancer. Enter the Totalsports Women’s Race to help raise awareness of prevention and treatment. Run For Life.
In celebration of National Women’s Day in August, thousands of women will be on the run through the streets of Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town. Push your limits against top athletes or set your own pace and show them what it means when road meets runner.
Choose between 5kms or 10kms and join South African women raising awareness around breast cancer. In association with PinkDrive, the Totalsports Women’s Race is committed to raising awareness and education around breast cancer as well as improving the services available to women across South Africa.
- R80 - 5kms
- R120 - 10kms
- When: 16 July, 8am - 2pm
- Where: King's Park Athletic Track, 137 Innes Rd, Windermere, Berea
- Full Event Info: Totalsports Women’s Race
Nebula ft Berg (Israel)
As one of the uncontested trance capitals of the world, Israel is home to some of the biggest names in the trance genre. And their brightest star amongst bright stars is Berg, one of the fastest trending and most popular artist of recent times.
At the age of 25, Berg has already become one of the globe’s leading acts over the course of just four years, when the sonic mixologist first launched his name brand. His ability to bring a crowd to its feet with hands waving in unison, as well as his mad beats, have fans from nearly every nation in the world pleading for him to make an appearance.
This will be a sell out event so we encourage you to get your hands on a tasty looking pre sale ticket which will allow you to jump the queue.
- R60 - Pre-Sale
- R80 - Before 10pm
- R100 - After 10pm
- R150 VIP
- When: 28 July, 8pm - 5am
- Where: Ultra Bar Nite Club, 72 Smiso Nkwanyana Rd, Morningside, Berea
- Full Event Info: Nebula ft Berg
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